Explore Australias arid centre with the Great Desert Tracks Atlas andamp; Guide. Written by some of the most experienced and reputable four-wheel drive enthusiasts in Australia, it is the most comprehensive guide for traversing Australia's desert regions.
Whether you're a 'desert lover', or just looking to tackle some of Australia's favourite 4WD destinations, this informative guide is an indispensable companion to this country's arid centre. The complete atlas contains all six map sheets from Hema Maps' popular Great Desert Tracks maps. This guide features 25 4WD tracks, each with its own detailed inset map showing the route taken, with GPS locations and points of interest featured. All of the tracks are colour-coded to make it simple to find the treks that suit your type of vehicle and handy symbols show towing suitability too. The track descriptions are written by some of Australia's top four-wheel driving enthusiasts and experienced travel writers. Each track's notes contain all the information you need to plan the trip, including permits and contact details. There's also plenty of essential pre-trip reading on how to prepare for your trek, safety in the outback and driving techniques. Background information on geomorphology, major environments and ecosystems, and history makes this the 'must have guide for touring the outrback.
|Size:||233mm x 297mm.|
|Binding:||Laminated board covers. Spiral bound.|
|Publication Date:||4th edition. (2015).|
|Images (Colour or Mono)||Full colour.|
|Author and/or publisher||Hema Maps Pty Ltd.|
Jam-packed full of information on the region’s history, natural features and highlights, this detailed guide makes an indispensable travelling companion for those setting out to explore one of the country’s most unique areas. The guide features over 150 stunning full colour photographs which help bring the High Country to life.
Whilst exploring this awe-inspiring region, travellers will discover old gold mining towns tucked away in secluded valleys, marvel at breathtaking vistas from atop some of the region’s highest peaks and be guided to great campsites to throw down their swags, often beside babbling mountain streams. With the aid of comprehensive route directions, intrepid adventurers are guided on the right track from start to finish, taking in many little-known points of interest tucked away in the mountains.
As one of Australia’s premier four-wheel drive touring destinations, 4WD Treks of the High Country will help readers get the best from their adventure to this stunning area.
Authors Craig Lewis and Cathy Savage
Craig Lewis and Cathy Savage are the authors of numerous books on Australian bush travel and have been travelling, camping out and writing about their adventures for the past 20 or so years.
Category:Travel & holiday guides
Publisher:Boiling Billy Publications
Country of origin:Australia
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